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Santa Pola salt-pans


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 2,496 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife

Site description
An area of saltpans surrounded by artificial freshwater and brackish ponds with dense plant cover.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santa Pola salt-pans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2019.